Russia reliably supplies gas to Hungary via Turkish Stream: Ministry
A representative of the Hungarian Energy Ministry says in the context of the energy crisis, the priority is to ensure the security of gas supplies.
Russia continues to reliably supply gas to Hungary via the Turkish Stream pipeline under a long-term contract, a representative of the Hungarian Ministry of Energy told Sputnik.
The representative pointed out that in the context of the energy crisis and sanctions against Russia, the priority is to ensure the security of supplies, adding that Russia "reliably supplies gas" to Hungary via the Turkish Stream gas pipeline under a long-term contract.
According to the Hungarian representative, the amount of gas in Hungarian storage facilities is 1.9 billion cubic meters, which is significantly more than that at the end of the previous heating season, adding that it will help to properly prepare for next winter.
The Hungarian Ministry of Energy noted that gas imports from Azerbaijan and Black Sea shelf production are possible ways for landlocked European countries to diversify supplies in the future.
In April, Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto announced that Russian energy giant Gazprom had extended the agreement on additional gas supplies to Hungary in excess of long-term contract volumes.
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